Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Scorpaeniformes > Family: Cyclopteridae > Genus: Cyclopterus > Species: Cyclopterus lumpus

Lumpfish - Cyclopterus lumpus Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Not evaluated


Near Threatened


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Almindelig stenbider Danish Fishbase
An léasán leice Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Cicloptero Spanish Fishbase
Ciclottero Italian Fishbase
Hrognkelsi Icelandic Fishbase
Kulso Danish Fishbase
Kvabbso Swedish Fishbase
Kvabso Danish Fishbase
Lompe French Fishbase
Lumpfish English Fishbase
Lumpo Spanish Fishbase
Lumpsucker English Fishbase
Peixe-lapa Portuguese Fishbase
Rasvakala Finnish Fishbase
Rognkall Norwegian Fishbase
Rognkjaeks Norwegian Fishbase
Rognkjeks Norwegian Fishbase
Seehase German Fishbase
Sjurygg Swedish Fishbase
Snotolf Dutch Fishbase
Stenbider Danish Fishbase
Stenbit Swedish Fishbase
Tasza Polish Fishbase
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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